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2009-03-11 07:30:00

World's Smallest Music Player Now Talks to You CUPERTINO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R) today introduced the all-new iPod(R) shuffle, the world's smallest music player at nearly half of the size of the previous model, and the first music player that talks to you. The revolutionary new VoiceOver feature enables iPod shuffle to speak your song titles, artists and playlist names. The third generation iPod shuffle is significantly smaller than a AA battery, holds up to...

2009-01-21 17:37:26

A New York cabbie says he wants to return an iPod Nano he claims uniformed airport officers forced him to accept as a fare. Mohammed Islam said he wants to return the iPod Nano to Natalie Lenhart of Sacramento under the supervision of a Taxi and Limousine Commission official, the New York Post reported Wednesday. The driver said he called 911 after Lenhart swiped her payment card 20 times in the taxi cab at John F. Kennedy International Airport but was rejected each time. Islam and Lenhart...

2008-12-17 04:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa's helpers at Shoppers Advantage -- a leading national online discount shopping service -- are at it again, busily making their list and checking it twice for the weekly Elf Alert, a ranking of the hottest gifts of the holiday season. Tops on this week's list: the iPod Nano, which knocks off the Wii Fit. In light of the economy, more cash-strapped consumers are comparison shopping and deal hunting, searching online to find the lowest...

2008-12-03 11:27:00

HONG KONG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- iBikeConsole (www.ibikeconsole.com), the newly introduced wireless device that lets cyclists play and change tunes while keeping their hands and eyes on the trail, is now compatible with the new 4th generation iPod Nano*. To further enhance safety on the road, an optional NanoSpeaker mountable on the lower stem of the bike is also available. Cycling with music is enjoyable. But fiddling with the controls while one is on the road can be quite...

2008-09-10 06:00:19

By Edward C. Baig It's not as though Tuesday's refresh of the iPod line came with any earthshaking enhancements -- though you can literally shake the new Nano to randomly skip to another song. Still, the latest improvements are welcome. I'm most jazzed about a music-discovery tool in the new iTunes 8 boldly called the Genius feature, which creates automatic playlists from your music library based on a song you select. It's kind of like Pandora or other personalized Internet radio --...

2008-09-02 03:00:21

By Stephenson, Marissa green living You've come a long way since your CD days-now your music library fits onto one device instead of dozens of plastic discs. Go a step greener: Accessorize with these renewable resources. -MARISSA STEPHENSON FOR YOUR NANO 45 iPod Nano Cassette Case ($45; 45ipodcases .com) Fashioned out of old cassette tapes, these retro-chic holders make use of decades' worth of discarded mix tapes while showing off your love of music. FOR YOUR IPOD Gidget Gadget...

2008-08-19 12:15:00

A possible battery fault which caused iPod Nanos to overheat dangerously is being investigated in Japan. The government ordered an inquiry after reports that two Nanos overheated in Tokyo, scorching nearby paper and woven straw mats. The report disclosed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry follows a similar report in March about sparks shooting out of a Nano. A spokesman said they have been working with iPod maker Apple to investigate, and a defect in the lithium-ion battery is...

2008-03-12 12:15:00

Sparks flying from an iPod Nano while being recharged may shed light on possible defects in the product. Attention was first drawn to the problem in January in an area southwest of Tokyo, and the problem was reported to Japan's trade ministry on March 7th. Thankfully, no one was injured during the incident. A ministry official claimed that the defect might lie in the lithium-ion battery found in the iPod Nano, model number MA099J/A. Apple officials in Japan declined further comment, but did...

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2008-01-14 15:40:00

At last year's trade show, CEO of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, unveiled the new iPhone and Apple TV set-top box. At this year's Macworld Conference & Expo on Tuesday, he will have some big shoes to fill.Since last year, Apple's stock has doubled, its computers' market share has grown and consumers have continued their infatuation with iPod media players.This year's announcements aren't likely to awe inspire like last year's. Jobs is expected to reveal a movie rental service, show off an...

2005-10-24 11:00:55

PHILADELPHIA -- Apple Computer Inc. faced a lawsuit that alleged the company knew its nano portable music player was defective but still decided to press on with the product's release last month. The credit card-sized nano, which replaced the best-selling iPod mini and is smaller than the traditional iPod, met with rave reviews. But users quickly started grumbling on Internet message boards that the device's screen scratches too easily. Consumers have filed a proposed class action lawsuit in...


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